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Ever wake in the morning while in the wild and wonder if man or beast has wandered in late at night while you slept? With a simple alarm system, you may be able to rest a little easier.

You won’t find the professional version of this contraption at your local sporting goods store, but you travel the far north, you’ll find places that sell trip wire flares. These flares are used in remot camps to warn of polar bear and grizzly bear incursions.

We can also make our own version of this warning system to wake ourselves up if somet blunders into camp during the night. All you’ll need to set this up is an air horn, some mono filam a small stick and a flat rock.
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The trip wire warning system works like this:

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Set this up on your main trail into camp and see who sets it off first. make sure they aren’t carrying your dinner.outdoorlife. and prop up the rock with the small stick. the small stick is pulled from underneath the flat rock. or make a circuit all the w around camp..Survival Skills: Build a Perimeter Alarm for Your Camp |. If something hits the trip wire. and run it out as a trip wire across a trail. The rock immediately falls... smacking the button on top of the air h The loud sound scares the intruder. And in case you haven’t already thought this through. Tie off the mono to a bush.. and that their heart can stand the shock.com/blogs/survivalist/2012/06/. Boating supply stores carry good-quality air horns. this setup also makes for an outstanding practical joke around camp. Hygiene Tips Survival Skills: 5 Fall Edible Plants You Must Know About Survival Gear: 15 Uses For An Emergency Poncho Survival Skills: How to Make Your Bug Out Bag Lighter Survival Skills: What to Do After The Disaster Survival Skills: What to Keep in Your Emergency First Aid Kit Survival Skills: How to Make Do With What You Already Have Frankenstorm Warning: Hurricane Safety Tips Bury the canister of the air horn in the ground. Position the flat rock to fall on the air horn button. Party supply stores will often stock a lower quality air horn at a cheaper price than the nautical variety. leaving the horn and the button exposed. and alerts the residents to the breach of security. Then you let this simple device do its job. Tie your mono filament to the small stick. rock or stake keeping the mono about 1 foot off the ground for its entire length. http://survival. « Survival Manual: How to Survive a Wildfire| Survivalist Blog |Welcome to OL Survival » » Back to All OL Blogs November 2012 October 2012 September 2012 August 2012 July 2012 June 2012 May 2012 April 2012 March 2012 February 2012 January 2012 December 2011 November 2011 October 2011 September 2011 August 2011 July 2011 2 of 3 12-11-17 03:49 PM .

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